Download photos or videos to your device

You can copy your photos and videos to your device.

Download your photos or videos

Important: If you have backup turned on, you can find photos on your computer that you took on your mobile device. To create a local copy on your computer, download your photo or video. Learn more about backup.

  1. On your computer, go to photos.google.com.
  2. Select a photo or video.
  3. Click More Moreand then Download

Tip: If you have trouble playing a downloaded video, try the following:

  • Use a different browser, like Chrome or Firefox.
  • Use a system extension that works with the codec of the video file.
  • Use a different video player, like VLC Media Player.

Download all photos or videos

Learn how to export and download your Google Photos data.

Tip: To move all your photos to a different Google Account, download all your photos and upload them to the new Google Account in Google Photos. Learn how to add photos and videos to Google Photos.

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